Center Engineer in Richardson, TX at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 12/2/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  1014106

Job Title: Center Engineer
Location: Richardson, TX
Client: #1 Telecommunications Industry Leader
Type of Position: 1 year contract (with very good potential for extension/perm conversion)
The client requires candidates to work on a W2 basis

Job Description:
Core Equipment Engineering (CEE) under the client’s Wireline Network Operations and Engineering organization is responsible for working with many teams and systems to perform Center Engineering, Detailed Engineering, Project Coordination and the fulfillment of materials and services.
 The Central Engineer will be expected to drive and manage vendor and outsource teams to meet construction timelines. Experience in Project Management is helpful - Proven ability to communicate effectively at multiple levels: from team members to executive management - Proven ability to negotiate and motivate others - Demonstrates excellent problem solving skills, self-motivation, leadership, and team orientation - Demonstrates analytic, technical, and organizational skills.
This position focuses on the network equipment for projects at Data Centers and major client sites that are needed for various computing technologies: VoIP, Cloud Platforms, Security, Network Virtualization and client’s Software Defined Network.
The role may also support peer teams for Transport, Public and Private IP and client’s Internal Data Network (IDN).
  • Ensure that work meets all applicable engineering, financial, planning, and operational standards.
  • Manage, input, and update Engineering Databases (i.e. ICON, Venue) to reflect new builds, adds, and decommissions.
  • Provide general guidance to cross functional teams as it pertains to Network projects, systems, and process.
  • Resolve a wide array of engineering issues in coordination with other internal/external organizations.
  • Maintain higher level privileges and access to system applications that are required to manipulate the engineering data.

  • Background in engineering the installation of equipment into a Telecom Data Center environment.
  • Experience managing and driving installation teams (Vendor or Equipment Manufacturers) for upgrades, migrations or new network builds within Data Centers.
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in the MS Office suite
  • Strong knowledge in job related functional area and of the telecommunications business
  • Technical Degree preferred

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